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Amazing Science Experiments to Try at Home

Photo: Doing Science experiments is a great way for deaf children and young people to do something fun after school.

A fun, online session for deaf children to experiment with science.

In this session, your child will learn how to think like a scientist! Together we will explore friction and energy as we make a 'jumping bean' roller and an elastic band roller and find out how far they can roll.

When and where

  • Saturday 22 January
  • 11am to 12.30pm
  • on Zoom.
  • recommended for aged 8 to 11. 

Applications for this session will close at 3pm on Thursday 20 January.

  • Wednesday 26 January
  • 4.30pm to 6pm
  • on Zoom.
  • recommended for aged 12 to 14. 

Applications for this session will close at 3pm on Monday 24 January.

More information: what your child will need to take part

  • Access to a computer, smartphone or tablet, and an internet connection.
  • If your child gets a place, we will post out a pack that includes all the materials they will need to build their roller.

Once we’ve confirmed your child’s place, we’ll send full joining instructions.

Meet the hosts

Martin, Sarah and Meg from Sphere Science have designed, organised and taught a wide variety of practical and investigative workshops for more than 20 years. They work with pupils in schools, students at universities, teachers on INSET and CPD courses and families. They have extensive experience of adapting materials, scientific content and skills to make online sessions accessible and fun for people anywhere, of any age and any ability. Arran and Amy from our Enablement team will be hand to help and answer any questions.

Arran Masterman, Enablement Officer

Arran is a profoundly deaf BSL user who also has a cochlear implant. He has been at the National Deaf Children’s Society for over four years, and has volunteered at many of our events.

Arran feels passionate about ensuring deaf young people can have a bright future, and is delighted to be working with them and their families in his new role. Previously he worked in our Finance team.

Amy New, Young Enablement Officer

Amy has been working with young people for over ten years. You might have seen her before at one of our creative writing or illustration events. She can’t wait to join you at the exciting new events we have coming up!

Communication support

Closed captioning and BSL interpretation will be available. If you have any further questions, please email enab[email protected].